Jul 28, 2011 6:00pm PDT
scandal have a rock to the murdoch media empire. it appears the mother of a murdered school girl may have had her mobile phone hacked by investigators who worked for "news of the world" newspaper. sara payne says she is devastated by the revelations. >> perhaps, it seems, this astonishing affair no longer has the capacity to shock. the allegation this evening is that a bereaved mother who worked alongside "the news of the world" alongside the former editor was all along its victim. sara payne was contacted last night to be told her details were in the notebooks of a phone hacker. in a statement it said, sarah is absolutely devastated by the news. we are all deeply disappointed and just working to get her through. the last night of "the news of the world," its last edition, sara payne had been previously told she was not a hackings victim. she had agreed to write an article for the formal budget former issue. she described the tablet as a force of good. >> we have had a series of tragic news stories. >> rebecca brooks, former editor, describes her pain as her dear friend. they worked toget
Jul 29, 2011 7:00am EDT
and a 20% increase in a dividend boost. the firm announced its keeping rupert murdoch's son, james, on as chairman. a quick look at the markets. just want to show you the currency markets. we only have four days to go until the debt deadline hits. gold is still above the $1,600 a troy ounce mark. that's what the asian markets have been doing today. one big story -- the worry over the u.s. especially for japan, the weaker dollar means a stronger yen and at its corporate japan like nothing else. it's a big problem at the moment. >> good to see him appear get its -- good to see you. general abdel fattah younes was shot dead by what has been described as an armed gang as he prepared to appear before a judicial committee. the identity and motive of the gang has not been disclosed. our world affairs correspondent sent this report. >> in the early moments of this complex, the front lines in eastern libya were constantly shifting. one morning on the road to b rega, the commander showed up, boosting morale. general abdel fattah younes was an important defector from colonel gaddafi's regime.